Kong for Kubernetes
Use Kong for Kubernetes Ingress.
Configure plugins, health checking, load balancing and more in Kong for Kubernetes Services, all using Custom Resource Definitions(CRDs) and Kubernetes-native tooling.
Tables of content
- Ingress routing
Use Ingress resources to configure Kong
- Enhanced API management using plugins
Use a wide-array of plugins to monitor, transform, protect your traffic.
- Native gRPC support Proxy gRPC traffic and gain visibility into it using Kong's plugin.
- Health checking and Load-balancing
Load balance requests across your pods and supports active & passive health-checks.
- Request/response transformations
Use plugins to modify your requests/responses on the fly.
Protect your services using authentication methods of your choice.
- Declarative configuration for Kong
Configure all of Kong using CRDs in Kubernetes and manage Kong declaratively.
Setting up Kong for Kubernetes is as simple as:
# using YAMLs $ kubectl apply -f https://bit.ly/k4k8s # or using Helm $ helm repo add kong https://charts.konghq.com $ helm repo update $ helm install kong/kong
If you are setting up Kong for Kubernetes Enterprise, please follow along this guide.
Follow the Getting Started guide to start using Ingress in Kubernetes.
All documentation around Kong Ingress Controller is present in this repository inside the docs directory. Pull Requests are welcome for additions and corrections.
Version support matrix
Version compatibility doc details on compatibility between versions of the controller and versions of Kong, Kong for Kubernetes Enterprise and Kong Enterprise.
Master branch builds
If you would like to use the latest and the greatest version of the controller,
you can use
latest tag from the master repository
hosted on Bintray:
docker pull kong-docker-kubernetes-ingress-controller.bintray.io/master:latest
Please search through the posts on Kong Nation as it's likely that another user has run into the same problem. If you don't find an answer, please feel free to post a question. For a feature request, please post in Feature Suggestions category.
You can also talk to the developers behind Kong in the #kong channel on the Kubernetes Slack server.
If you've spotted a bug, please open an issue on our Github.
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